Boston : For sale by J.P. Magee, 5 Cornhill ; New York : E. Goodenough, 122 Nassau Street ; Buffalo : H.H. Otis ; Pittsburg : J.L. Read ; Auburn : W.J. Moses ; Cincinnati : Poe & Hitchcock ; Chicago : W.M. Doughty
Ca. 122 unnumbered hymns, etc., mostly with music [voice and close score (SATB), many items on three staves only (AT on center staff) ; short title header] (indicating title, type of composition or meter, author or origin, composer or source, occasional copyright or [p. 8, 46, 56] historical anecdote)--p. -63
Includes index-- p. at end
Authors' copyright dated 1864 on t.p
"G.D. Russell and Company, Music Printers and Stereotypers, 126 Tremont Street, Boston"--T.p. verso
"Geo. C. Rand & Avery, Printers, 3 Cornhill"--Cover
Statement of responsibility on front cover: " ... Rev. L. Hartsough, of the Oneida Conference."
"We have ... attempted to introduce ... easy, flowing ... melodies ... readily caught and sung by the people. Many ... hymns and tunes are entirely new ..." ; "Praising the Lord in spiritual songs ... part of religious worship ... effective ... teaching ... truth [with scripture quotations]" ; "Instead of ... sheet form we have put them in a book ... less than one quarter the expense to the purchaser" [followed by general statement of copyright]--Pref. [verso t.p.] (Rev. J.W. Dadmun ... Rev. L. Hartsough ...)
Soft paper cover [light brown] : front cover duplicates t.p., excepting statement of responsibility, indication of printer, and lack of copyright ; back cover advertisements for : The new melodeon / by Rev. J.W. Dadmun (Boston : James P. Magee ...) [with address, prices]; American organs with tremolo attachment / [by] S.D. & H.W. Smith [with address, prices]
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